Call for Proposals: ERSTE SEEDS Programme Hungary Developing Social Enterprises

Deadline: 3 March 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for ERSTE SEEDS programme to the development of Hungarian social enterprises, which aim to improve equality of life-chances and quality of life through their activities. The involved social enterprises receive a customized, multistage development. The most promising enterprises can receive non-refundable sources (seed grants), build relationships with investors and be prepared for bank loans. ERSTE SEEDS is a one and a half year … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Slovenia Cultural Grants Program: Promoting Cultural and Artistic Cooperation between the United States and Slovenia

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy in Ljubljana is seeking applications for its Cultural Grants Program to encourage and promote cultural and artistic cooperation, collaboration and exchange between the United States and Slovenia. The Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy in Ljubljana represents the Embassy vis-a-vis the Government of Slovenia in official business related to culture; promotes the values and culture of American society; … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Slovenia NGO Small Grants: Strengthening the Civil Society Sector

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Slovenia is seeking applications for its NGO Small Grants to offer grants for well-conceived and managed projects that strengthen the civil society sector and address societal concerns. Priorities Demonstrate clear, sustainable, and innovative plans for obtaining matching funds and cost-sharing, Use digital or traditional media to reach broad audiences, and Serve traditionally underserved populations. Themes Integration of … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan: 2017 Democracy Outreach / Alumni Grants Program

Deadline: 11 February 2017 The Embassy of the United States of America is currently accepting applications for its 2017 Democracy Outreach / Alumni Grants Program. The purpose of this program is to provide grants to organizations that have USG alumni as members or to individual alumni for activities that support democratic advancement and economic reform in Tajikistan. The program aims to provide alumni with networking opportunities to further the professional development of alumni and their … [Read more...]

B.A.E.F. Alumni Award 2017: Encouraging Young Belgian Researchers in Social Sciences

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The Belgian American Educational Foundation (B.A.E.F.) is seeking applications for its Alumni Award of EUR 10,000.00 in the field of the social sciences including law, political science, economics, applied economics, communication, journalism, sociology, psychology and education. The Belgian American Educational Foundation Inc. is the leading independent philanthropy in the support of exchanging university students, scientists and scholars between the United States and … [Read more...]

VAHRDP Small Grant Fund: Seeking Applications from Vietnamese

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The alumni-based Small Grant Fund (SGF) is a component of the Vietnam-Australia Human Resource Development Partnership (VAHRDP); the SGF has been established to fund proposals from Vietnamese alumni of Australian tertiary education institutions. Funding Information The value of an activity for an individual alumnus funded under this scheme will be up to VND 83 million (approximately AUD 5,000 as of October 2016) The maximum duration for implementing a grant … [Read more...]

The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation: Seeking Applications for Butterfield Awards Programme

Deadline: Various UK: 31 March 2017 Japan: 28 February 2017 The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation is seeking applications for its Butterfield Awards Programme to encourage and facilitate exploratory exchanges and collaborations between qualified professionals in Japan and the UK, and the investigation of scientific, clinical, social and economic aspects of medicine in which Japanese and British researchers, practitioners, policy makers, managers and voluntary sector workers may learn from … [Read more...]

Alumni Development Grants: Inviting Fulbright Alumni from the Middle East and North Africa

Deadline: 28 January 2017 Applications are open for Alumni Development Grants, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), the Alumni Development Grant is intended to help Fulbright Foreign Student Program alumni continue their educational and professional pursuits after their program is completed. AMIDEAST is a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Georgia: Democracy Outreach/Alumni Program

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The U.S. Embassy is currently inviting applicants for its Democracy Outreach/Alumni Program to provide support for U.S. Government (USG) alumni activities. Program Overview The Program allows posts to: Provide individual grants to Georgian USG alumni, for activities that support democratic advancement and economic reform; Sponsor alumni events through the Embassy. The program is administered directly by the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. … [Read more...]

The Mazda Foundation’s Grant Program: Providing Assistance to Charitable Entities, Causes and Individuals throughout New Zealand

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Mazda Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program with an aim to include (but are not limited to) the provision of financial aid to individuals and causes which may qualify for income tax deductibility for gifts and which provide: Assistance towards the maintenance and improvement of the natural environment Assistance in the advancement of culture and education to achieve excellence at all levels in the community Assistance to young people … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017-2018 YES Alumni Grants Program!

Deadline: 15 February 2017 American Councils for International Education is seeking applications for its 2017-2018 YES Alumni Grants Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), to assist past participants of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program of the program years 2003-04 to 2015-16 who successfully completed the YES or the YES Abroad programs from any of the past or current YES countries. The grants program has … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals for Joint Research and Development Projects between German and Singaporean Companies

Deadline: 2 May 2017 SPRING Singapore and AiF Projekt GmbH have launched a call for proposals for Joint Research and Development Projects between German and Singaporean Companies to encourage partnerships between German and Singaporean SMEs. The Programme provides funding for joint R&D projects between German and Singaporean SMEs from their respective governments. The Programme is focusing on the development of innovative products and applications in all technological and application … [Read more...]

2017 MILEAD Fellows Program: Inviting Young African Women Leaders

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative) is seeking applications for its 2017 MILEAD (Moremi Initiative Leadership Empowerment and Development) Fellows Program to identify Africa’s most outstanding emerging women leaders. The MILEAD Fellows Program is a long-term leadership development program designed to identify, develop and promote emerging young African female leaders to attain and thrive in leadership in their communities and Africa as … [Read more...]

Innovate Against Hate Prize: Inviting Innovative U.S.-based Nonprofit Organizations

Deadline: 20 February 2017 The Anti-Defamation League and The Natan Fund are seeking applications for its Innovate Against Hate, intended to catalyze the creation of grassroots approaches to counter the rise of hate online, to deter abuse, and to protect users from cyber harassment. This partnership is intended to catalyze creative approaches to uncovering and combating not only anti-Semitism, but also a myriad of other forms of hate online. Applications will be screened and five finalists … [Read more...]

The Jerusalem Fund for Education & Community Development: Providing Humanitarian Assistance to Palestinians

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The Jerusalem Fund for Education & Community Development is seeking applications from non-governmental organizations for its Grants program to provide humanitarian assistance to Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza, and Jerusalem, and to Palestinian refugees in Syria and Lebanon. The Fund also supports projects that help Palestinians highlight their history and struggle to Western audiences. The Fund accomplishes these goals through three programs: the … [Read more...]

The Khaled Hosseini Foundation’s Omid Grant: Supporting Humanitarian Projects in Afghanistan

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The Khaled Hosseini Foundation is seeking applications for its Omid Grant to support humanitarian projects in Afghanistan. The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit provides humanitarian assistance for the people of Afghanistan. The Foundation works with the United Nations refugee organization (UNHCR) to build shelters for refugee families. It also provides economic opportunities, education, and healthcare for women and children of Afghanistan. Eligibility … [Read more...]

The Nederlands Albert Schweitzer Fonds Micro Grants: Supporting Small-scale Local Initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Nederlands Albert Schweitzer Fonds (NASF) is seeking applications for its Micro Grants to provide direct support to small-scale local initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa. This financial assistance is focused on the development of health care and related issues. Participation and co-responsibility of the audience are an important evaluation criterion for project applications. All requests are initiated by the target group and implemented by them. The preference is for … [Read more...]

African Researchers’ Small Grants Program: Addressing Emerging Challenges Facing Program Implementation in Africa

Deadline: 14 February 2017 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is supporting the African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ARNTD) through the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) with 100,000 USD to initiate the first African Researchers’ Small Grants Program (SGP). Collaboration between COR-NTD and ARNTD, which were both formed in 2013, provides a unique opportunity for a synergistic effort to address emerging challenges … [Read more...]

ACME Fellowship Programme for Journalists: Covering Land and Property Rights in Uganda

Deadline: 27 January 2017 The African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) is currently seeking applications from Ugandan journalists for a fellowship programme Covering Land. This four month, two-part fellowship is designed to equip journalists with skills to produce in depth investigative land-themed stories from Uganda. The fellowship, organized by the African Centre for Media Excellence with support from the Ford Foundation, was designed after a two-year pilot programme that provided … [Read more...]

Fund for Investigative Journalism: Seeking Grant Applications for Investigative Projects

Deadline: 6 February 2017 The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) is seeking grant applications for Investigative Projects. FIJ makes grants to independent and freelance investigative reporters to produce stories that break new ground and expose wrongdoing. The Fund for Investigative Journalism’s role in assisting journalists is limited to making grants. The Fund assumes no liability for the legal and/or safety risks undertaken by journalists in the course of their reporting. The Board of … [Read more...]

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